For the Q2, global unit shipments fell 10.9 percent to 76 million, and sales slid in every region recorded. The U.S. finally saw a slowing decline, with sales sliding just 1.4 percent.
Rival firm IDC reported a 11.4 percent slide for the quarter, which was actually better than their 11.7 percent projection.
Despite traditional triggers, such as the launch of Windows 8 and new, more efficient processors from Intel, sales have continued to slump.
Lenovo took the crown with 16.7 percent of all shipments, beating out long time king HP at 16.3 percent. Dell took third at 11.8 percent. Lenovo saw just a 0.6 percent drop for the quarter compared to a massive 4.8 percent decline for HP and a 3.9 percent decline for Dell.
Tablet sales increased 67.9 percent during the quarter.
Written by: Andre Yoskowitz @ 10 Jul 2013 20:57